Cameroon in Vogue: Augustine Kouidou Designs for The Bold, Audacious and Playful

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Cameroon in Vogue: Augustine Kouidou Designs for the bold, audacious and playful

Designer Augustine Kouidou of Nakuin brings royalty to African Fashion Week in New York

New York, NY – June 2012- Augustine Kouidou of Nakuin will showcase Saturday, July 14th at Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY). AFWNY, a luxury multi-day event produced by Adirée, will take place at the Broad Street Ballroom on July 12th, 13th, 14th in New York City’s financial District.

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Currently the national president of the Young creatives in Cameroon, 29-year-old Cameroonian fashion designer Augustine Kouidou’s fashion brand Nakuin employs unique pieces consisting of florals infused satin fabrics, silks, lace, and sequin appliqués matched and conjoined to harmoniously create intricate pieces. Nakuin produces clothing for the bold, audacious and playful woman aiming to woo African, European, and American markets with the bold, floral intricate of her work. It radiates elegance, refinement, and a pinch of simplicity just enough to accentuate the feminine curves. Not one garment is fashioned to resemble the other, all clothing are highly distinguishable!

“When I prepare a collection, I want it to be accessible to all, I want local Cameroonian designers to be respected, especially in their own country, so I make a point to offer quality training to other young designers and aspiring fashion industry professionals.”-Augustine Kouidou

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AFWNY includes runway shows hosting 21+ designers from various countries in Africa and those of the African Diaspora, exhibitions, and industry networking events. Opening designers Francis Hendy, Korto Momolu, and designers like Mafi, Attolle Collection, Geraldo Fashions and others will showcase.

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About Nakuin

The brand name Nakuin is a fusion of both of her name and her husband’s. Kuin is derived from ‘Queen’ to emphasize the illustrious nature and quality of her pieces.

About Adirée: 

Adirée, based in NYC, NY, focuses on event production, organization, and consulting for small to medium size clients in the areas of international Fashion, Beauty, Home Décor.


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